Scientists take centre stage at friendly fundraising competition

When Dr. Amber Couzens talks about the Hippo pathway, she is not referring to a large lumbering mammal. The post-doctoral researcher in the lab...

New tool helps diagnose lung cancer

Bracing for a potential cancer diagnosis is scary enough. Knowing you have to undergo surgery to gain that diagnosis makes it even worse. At St....

Cancer clinical trials in Canada

International Clinical Trials Day (ICTD) is held every year to mark the first clinical trial in history, conducted by James Lind in 1747. The...

Prostate cancer screening: The debate continues

Early detection of prostate cancer using the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) blood test has remained a controversial topic for several years. The PSA test is...

Low compression alternative for breast cancer screening

Getting a mammogram every two years for breast screening helps make sure any problems are caught at an early stage. The earlier you find...

Scientists recognized for innovation in prostate cancer research

Three Sunnybrook Research Institute (SRI) scientists won Movember Discovery Grants from Prostate Cancer Canada. The awards are worth $200,000 over two years and support...

Breast cancer surveillance program ensures comprehensive care for patients post-treatment

Receiving a breast cancer diagnosis can be a life-altering blow for many women. Following the often-unexpected diagnosis, these women face a marathon of tests...

Mount Sinai researchers uncover new gene linked to blood vessel growth

Discovery presents possible therapeutic targets for inoperable cancers Recently published in the prestigious journal Nature, Dr. Sabine Cordes and her team of researchers at Mount...

Recent study shows most men with prostate cancer die with the disease rather than...

A new international study led by researchers at Mount Sinai Hospital, published recently in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, shows that close...

A guide to better health at your fingertips

For many of us, having a smartphone or tablet allows us to check our email, update our social status or even tweet a friend,...

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